Airdrie, Alberta

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City of Airdrie
Aerial view of Airdrie
Airdrie, Alberta is located in Alberta
City of Airdrie
Location of Airdrie in Alberta
Coordinates: 51°17′30″N 114°00′52″W / 51.29167°N 114.01444°W / 51.29167; -114.01444Coordinates: 51°17′30″N 114°00′52″W / 51.29167°N 114.01444°W / 51.29167; -114.01444
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Region Calgary Region
Census division 6
Founded September 10, 1909
Government
 • Mayor Peter Brown
 • Governing body Glenda Alexander
Murray Buchanan
Fred Burley
Ron Chapman
Kelly Hegg
Allan Hunter
 • Manager Paul Schultz
 • MP Blake Richards (Wild Rose - Cons)
 • MLA Rob Anderson (Airdrie-Chestermere - Wildrose Alliance)
Area(2011)
 • Total 33.10 km2 (12.78 sq mi)
Elevation 1,089 m (3,573 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 42,564
 • Density 1,286.0/km2 (3,331/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Postal code T4A, T4B
Area code(s) 403

Airdrie is a city in the Canadian province of Alberta. The population of Airdrie was 42,564 in 2011[1]. The mayor of Airdrie is Peter Brown. The city was first established as a railway village in 1889 during the construction of the Calgary and Edmonton Railway and is named after Airdrie, Scotland.

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